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and made sure we cut taxes for the middle class. and in addition to that, when that occurred, what did romney do? romney said, no, let detroit go bankrupt. we moved in and help people refinance their homes. governor romney said no, let foreclosures hit the bottom. but it shouldn't be surprising for a guy who says 47% of the american people are unwilling to take responsibility for their own lives. my friend recently nay speech in washington said 30% of the american people are takers. these people are my mom and dad, the people i grew up with, my neighbors. they pay more effective tax than governor romney pays in his federal income tax. they are elderly people who in fact are living off of social security. they are veterans and people fighting in afghanistan right now who are-- quote-- not paying any taxes. i've had it up to here with this notion that 47%-- it's about time they take some responsibility here. and instead of sign pledges to grover norquist not to ask the wealthiest among us to contribute to bring back the middle class, they should be signing a pledge saying to the middle c
other. we're going to talk about foreign policy and domestic from libya to taxes coming up, talking about fact and fiction in tonight's debate. first to gary noneberg with some of the key moments in the matchup. >> it was scheduled for nine segments bouncing back and forth between foreign and domestic economy and covered a lot of ground on the budget, economy, taxes. neither ground break new ground. both men were well prepared, and in impressive control of a wide range of facts. neither made the kind of mistake that would convince an audience he can not do the job. >> we welcome vice president joe biden and congressman paul ryan. >> [ applause ]. >> reporter: it started with foreign policy, the libya attack. >> it took the president two weeks to acknowledge this was a terrorist attack. >> we will find and bring to justice the men who did this, and secondly we will get to the bottom of it, and wherever the facts lead us, wherever they lead us, we will make clear to the american public. >> reporter: some news here, blaming the against community for the confusion. >> why were people
.e.o. of one of the nation's largest banks said he will trade higher tarvetions on his -- taxes on his own personal income if his company and others can get a break on the corporate tax. >>> we have a preview coming up at 4:42. your weather first two minutes away. a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male announcer ] and it's not just these owners giving the volt high praise. volt received the j.d. power and associates appeal award two years in a row. ♪ >>> 4:40 on this thursday morning. a little chilly out there. got a northwesterly wind so watch out for some wind chills this morning. we'll climb into the mid-50s at noon. a high of about 63. upper 50s for the ride open. -- ride home. a jacket sort of a day. i'll be back with the full seven-day forecast in about five. here's monika with timesaver traffic. >>> on the beltway in college park here at route 1, traffic is moving well. no issues to report on the east or north sides of town. but an is
sparks fly in the vice presidential debate as joe biden and paul ryan trade jab on taxes, foreign policy and the economy in an often testy encounter. >> now you're jack kennedy. >> i think the vice president very well knows that sometimes the words don't come out of your mouth the right way. [ laughter ] >> containing the outbreak. health officials try to locate patients exposed to a deadly form of meningitis. and the firm that supplied the contaminated shots linked to the infection may have been operating illegally. >>> mayor misconduct. an elderly mayor admits to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from her city but she's not going jail. this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, october 12, 2012. good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. compared to last week's presidential debate last night's faceoff between vice president joe biden and congressman paul ryan was like a shoot out at the ok corral. from the get go it was a pull no punches performance by both candidates. they squared off on everything from the economy to foreign affairs. randall good morning. >>
trillion tax cut isn't too popular so a few weeks before this election he's trying to pretend it doesn't exist. >> reporter: romney is in virginia today for a rally and what is being called a major foreign policy address. excertains from the speech have already been released. romney want as change of course in the middle east including tougher sanctions on iran and he'll call on the u.s. to work with other nations to arm rebels in syria with reupons that can defeat bashir al assad's army. at a rally in florida, romney promised to be a strong international leader if elected. >> when i'm president oil take the care it takes to rebuild our principles and restore the principles that made america strong. >> reporter: the republican nominee couldn't resist taking another shot at the president's debate performance. >> now of course days later we're hearing his excuses and next january we'll watch him leave the white house for the last time. >> reporter: there's two more debates schedule. later this week is the vice presidential debate. now the obama camp is dismissing the romney speech saying
. >> lori is a small business owner in columbus and might benefit from romney's tax plan. she doesn't believe it will be good for the country. so she's voting for the president. >> you have to pay your fair share in taxes. th means big business, that means small business. >> phillip is ceo of a local industrial supplier. he wants smaller government and is voting for mitt romney. >> i think that is the central question in this election. what is the size, the role, and the scope of government and what is its cost? >> both candidates will be looking for more supporters in this state right up to election day. susan, cbs news, columbus, ohio. >> but don't worry, soon enough the candidates will be back in virginia as well. >>> there's a new report that says pro and antigambling forces are spent more money on their ad campaign that was spent on the entire maryland governor's race. voters will go to the polls in november to decide whether or not they want to expand gambling in the free state. the baltimore sun reports, more than $35 million has been spent so far on that issue alone and
to the ballpark because he suspended a scheduled hearing inside council chambers on problems at d.c. tax. the plan was to resume the hearing later after the day. how attentive would you have been sitting in a hearing while the game was going on? >> i would have been very attentive, but i can't say that for the rest of my colleagues and media, so i wanted to accommodate them. >> it's the first time in 79 years our baseball team has been in postseason play. >> reporter: the nats owners offered two free tickets to mayor gray for the game today. he said he'll only use one. >> i will go to the game with my son and pay for his ticket. i'm going because i'm representing the city today. >> i think it's completely appropriate that the nationals offered tickets to the mayor and council charity. >> reporter: d.c. council chairman phil mendelson was also offer -- council chair. >> reporter: d.c. council chairman phil mendelson was also offered a ticket, but a busy hearing schedule prevented phil mendelson from going. >> i have two meetings and my schedule doesn't permit me to go. >> it's a historic day for
saying the president is falsely accusing him of advocating a $5 trillion tax cut. >> the latest, not telling the truth about mitt romney's tax plan. >> reporter: now romney will speak later this morning here in the hall of valor at vmi. based on the excerpts we've seen his attacks will be sharp. it appears he's continuing what he started in that debate wednesday night focus and enjoying a sharp contrast between the president first on domestic policy and now today on foreign policy. >> this morning president obama ismitting he's not satisfied with his efforts. nancy cordes is here. >> reporter: the president had two fundraisers here in los angeles last night, three more in san francisco today. we learned his campaign raked in $181 million in the month of september alone, the largest one month haul of this presidential campaign. 6,000 obama supporters paid at least $250 each to join the president at a star studded concert in downtown los angeles. the lineup included katy perry, stevie wonder, bone jon jovi and jennifer hudson. president obama praised them all while poking fun at h
a mistake and i think -- i got a bridge to sell you. >> reporter: he also went after ryan's plan for a tax cut. >> not possible. >> it is possible. it's been done before. it has never been done before. >> it's been done a couple of times. >> it has never been done before. >> ronald reagan. >> reporter: in his first national debate ryan chairman of the house budget committee stood his ground. >> this is what politicians do when they don't have a record to run on. try to scare people from voting for you. >> reporter: pressured on romney's plan to reform social security and medicare, ryan didn't back town. >> medicare and social security going bankrupt. these are indisputable facts. they haven't put a credible solution on table. he'll tell you about vouchers. he'll say you all these things to scare people. >> reporter: he silenced the vice president almost by connecting the president's jobs record to president's home town. >> joe and i are from similar towns. he's from scranton, pence, i'm from wisconsin. you know what the unemployment rate in scranton is today? 10%. you know what it was the
not a single thing he said is accurate. >> reporter: they clashed oaf the economy, taxes and medicare with the democrat often on the attack. >> they're holding hostage the middle class tax cut. it's about time they take some responsibility. >> reporter: but ryan fired back. he slammed the obama administration's economic record. >> this is not what a real recovery looks like. we need real reforms for real recovery and that's exactly what mitt romney and i are proposing. >> reporter: ryan insinuated that president obama's debate performance last week was motivating the vice president. >> i know you're on a lot of duress to make up for lost ground. >> reporter: as for who won, it depends on who you ask. polls taken right after the debate are mixed. in a cbs news poll of uncommitted voters, 50% thought the vice president won. 31% sided for ryan and 19% called it a tie. 56% thought biden would be an effective president if necessary compared with 49% for ryan. not surprisingly, both sides claimed victory. mitt romney's campaign said biden seemed off balanced and strange. the president's tea
be allowed in state tuition rates if parents paid taxes and they attended local public schools. opponents say other taxpayers should not be made to foot the bill for people not here legally. andrea mccarren was at today's rally. >> i love this country. when i say home, i mean here. >> i do consider myself an american. >> up, up with education, down, down with deportation. >> they are among the so- called dreamers. students whose parents brought them into this country illegally. >> my mom even says that you are more american than spanish anymore. you still get confused in spanish words. i'm like yeah, i know. >> a cancer survivor who says his surgery at johns hopkins saved his life. rickie wants to share his gratitude. >> i have to give back to society. i think the way i want to do it is becoming a doctor and save lives, just as my life was saved once. >> opponents of the dream act call it a bad investment for maryland taxpayers. brad of help save maryland calls it criminal. and says it would cost taxpayers $44,000 per student. >> it's part of life. not everybody is going to like you.
$5 trillion tax cut? >> reporter: the vice presidential candidates are the next stop on the debate stage, vice president joe biden and judgment knee paul ryan preparing for their face-off in kentucky. the vice -- and nominee paul ryan preparing for their face- off in kentucky. the vice president is known for his debating background. >> reporter: ryan was 3 years old when biden first game a u.s. senator. >> he's been doing this for 40 years. what i hope to get out of this debate is to present people with a very clear choice. >> reporter: ryan is trying to downplay expectations, but a new poll show more voters believe he'll do better than biden thursday night. susan mcguiness, cbs news, danville, kentucky. >>> do you like your spuds? so do the potato farmers in idaho. they planted nearly 350,000 acres of them which is 8% more than last year. that's good for you, maybe not so good for the farmers because larger supply could mean the price goes down which again is good for you, not so good for them. >> baked poe take toffees are never really -- potatoes are never really expensive an
. >> with all due respect that's a bunch of marlakey. >> watch out middle class. the tax bill is coming to you. >> reporter: both candidates headed back to the campaign trail. >> reporter: congressman, how you feeling about last night? >> i feel great. >> reporter: paul ryan stopped for breakfast with his family before teaming up with mitt romney in ohio. romney used an earlier virginia rally to praise his running mate's debate performance. >> there was one person on stage last night who was thoughtful and respectful, steady and poised. >> reporter: the obama campaign said the vice president walked away with the win, but friday the white house had to defend his answer about the deadly attack in benghazi, libya. >> we weren't told they wanted more security. >> reporter: former security officials testified this week that they had asked for more manpower. >> he's doubling down on denial and we need to understand exactly what happened. >> reporter: white house officials defended the vice president. >> matters of security personnel are appropriately discussed and decided upon at the state dep
thing he said is accurate. >> reporter: they clashed over the economy, taxes and medicare with the democrat often on the attack. >> they're holding hostage the middle class tax cut. it's about time they take some responsibility. >> reporter: but ryan fired back. he slammed the obama administration's economic record. >> this is not what a real recovery looks like. we need real reforms for real recovery and that's exactly what mitt romney and i are proposing. >> reporter: after several heated exchanges, ryan insinuated that president obama's debate performance last week was motivating the vice president. >> i know you're under a lot of duress to make up lost ground. >> reporter: as for who won, it depends on who you ask. instant polls taken right after the debate are mixed. in a cbs news poll of uncommitted voters, 50% thought the vice president won. 31% sided for ryan and 19% called it a tie. 56% thought biden would be an effective president if necessary compared with 4 -9d -- with 49% for ryan. not surprisingly both sides claimed victory. mitt romney's campaign said biden
in maryland and there's still 27 days left before the election. >> question 7 cuts taxes for billionaire special interests. >> it has gotten so bad the two sides are spending much of their money just blasting the other side's commercials. >> their dishonest as are everywhere. >> even the politicians are sick of. >> they drive me nuts. >> -- of it. >> they drive they nuts. >> i want to watch the ballgames. >> penn national, which owns a casino in west virginia, has spent $21.6 million to defeat plans for expanded gaming in maryland. >> question 7 will create 12,000 jobs. >> and mgm, caesar's and owners of national harbor have spent almost $18 million to convince voters they're going to build. las vegas on the potomac. >> they generate information value. there's no educational content in any of them. we might as well set the money on fire. at least they'd warm some people up. >> the companies have already gambled more money than was spent in maryland's fiercest governor's race. trouble is the ads seem to work. >> and i do not support question 7. >> penn national outspent its rivals by $12
if he can, sort of separate them and say which side are you on on abortion, where are you on taxes, whose budget are we talking about, really try and nail down some of the facts that biden and obama feel were not clear enough and not made clear enough in the presidential debate. >> es that' because the president didn't -- that's because the president didn't make them clear. really didn't answer some of the issues that governor romney threw out. how has the rehearsal for this debate gone and maybe different from the presidential candidates' rehearsal? >> there's been quality time on this one. there's some thought that mr. obama wasn't really committed to his debate preparations. that has not been a problem with this one. biden spent basically a three- day weekend doing debate prep. they've been doing debate trep for paul eyian -- prep for paul ryan. they'll be pretty sharp i expect. >> we talked about congressman ryan, very intelligent and he knows what he's talking about but sometimes his views don't match with the top of the ticket. do we expect joe biden to exploit that? >> yeah.
and might benefit from romney's tax plan. but she doesn't believe it will be good for the country. so she's voting for the president. >> you have to pay your fair share in taxes. that means big business. that means small business. >> phillip is ceo of a local industrial supplier. he wants smaller government and is voting for mitt romney. >> i think that is the central question in this election. what is the size, the role, and the scope of government and what is its cost? >> both candidates will be locking for more supporters right up to election day. susan, cbs news, columbus, ohio. >> and by the way, ohio voters have accurately picked the winning presidential candidate in the last 12 elections. derek. >>> coming up, sky dive aboarded. find out why an extreme athlete cancels that effort and he does it at the last second. >>> we are tracking another cold front. we'll tell you what that means for your morning commute and the nats game tomorrow afternoon. >>> and i'm scott broom live in montgomery county. investigating the tragic death of a mentally ill man after he was hit by police pe
called fiscal cliff. if congress cannot make a budget deal by the new year, tax increases and spending cuts will automatically kick in, and some economists predict that would lead to a new recession. bill plante is in washington with the latest. >> reporter: cbs news has learned that a select group of u.s. senators, who call themselves the gang of eight, will meet the next three days at mount vernon, the home of george washington. they are four republicans and four democrats who are trying to put together some ideas for a framework of revenue increases and budget cuts that both parties could agree to. we've learned that alan simpson, the chairman of a bipartisan commission, is also expected to attend that meeting. a recent report says that if the nation were to go off the so called fiscal cliff, that could impact 88% of u.s. taxpayers. and that their taxes would go up by an average of $3,500 a year. last week we talked with a well respected economist and one member of the gang of eight. both of them said that there is a strong chance that congress will not come to an agreement by janua
campaign promise. >> obviously the governor knows his tax cut isn't too popular. so a few wicks before the election he is trying to pretend it doesn't exist. >> reporter: romney is in virginia today if a rally and what is being called a major foreign policy address. excerpts from the speech have already been released. romney witness a change of course in the middle east, including tougher sanctions on iran. and he will call on the u.s. to work with other nations to arm rebels in syria with weapons that can defeat the presence's army. -- the president's army. romney promised to be a strong international leader if elected. >> when i am president i will take the care it takes to rebuild our principles and restore the principles of main america so far. >> reporter: the republican nominee also couldn't resist taking another shot at the president's debate performance. >> now today, days later, we are hearing his excuses and next january we'll be watching him leave the white house for the first time. >> reporter: first up later this week will be the vice presidential debate. cbs news, washing
to take effect at year's end, including tax increases and spending cuts. >>> today attack now on the u.s. consulate in libya. one of the men responsible for u.s. diplomats in libya said he knew there were security issues there long before the deadly attack in benghazi. he's scheduled to testify tomorrow. sheryl atkinson has his story. >> reporter: lieutenant colonel andrew wood last set foot in libya in february to elite a security team with expertise in counterterrorism. from the moment he arrived, he says he saw chaos. >> shooting instances occurred. many instances involving the local security guard force that we were training there. constantly there was battles going on between militias. >> reporter: wood met daily with ambassador christopher stevens to discuss security. was he concerned about security? >> he was. he was constantly concerned about the threats to not just himself, but the entire staff there. >> reporter: was there what you saw as a visible security drawdown during the period of time you were in libya? >> yes. and it began just shortly after i arrived. there was press
strategy that on issues from medicare to taxes to now abortion governor romney, who referred to himself as a "severe conservative" is now trying to hide that. >> pelley: john, thank you. for his part in a radio interview president obama tried to explain his debate performance of last week. >> pelley: polite or not, the next debate is tomorrow night. it will be between the vice presidential candidates and we'll bring it to you live beginning at 9:00 eastern time and that's 6:00 here in the west. anti-doping officials lay out all of the evidence against lance armstrong. and a girl who stood up to the taliban is gunned down. when the "cbs evening news" continues. piccolo headphonesxels place to sleep little roadster war and peace deep sea diving ninja app hipster glasses 5% cash back sign up to get 5% everywhere online through december. only from discover. get coricidin hbp. the number one pharmacist recommended cold brand designed for people with high blood pressure. and the only one i use to relieve my cold symptoms without raising my blood pressure. coricidin hbp. has become boring and
calling the romney team out on some of these specifics whether it's on tax cuts or on medicare. i think one of the interesting dynamics to watch in the vice presidential debate is there's a difference between what paul ryan believes and what mitt romney believes and that is on these, on some of these important issues about taxes and health care and medicare. so that's an area where you can imagine vice president biden working to press ryan on the details and the inconsistencies between the two of them. >> really interesting point. thanks so much. >>> coming up in our next half hour, round 2009 the presidential debate and how body language is so important in determining the winner. >>> breaking news from rome. there's a verdict in the trial of pop benedict's former butler. paolo gabriele was convicted this morning of leaking the pope's private papers to a wrournlist. he's been sentenced to 18 months in prison. >> reporter: good morning. well the prosecution wanted three year sentence, the defense asked for an acquittal. the butler said he acted on behalf of the catholic church and the po
of weeks ago and he was asked to explain governor romney's tax plan and he said i don't have enough time to explain it. it's too complicated to explain. he's got 90 minutes tonight. so hopefully he'll have enough time to explain it and explain how they won't explode the budget and put a new burden on the middle class. >> we see a number of battleground state polls including those by cbs news and "new york times" that shows a tightening of the contest. can joe biden tonight stop the slide in the polls for president obama? >> well, norah i don't think there's a slide in the polls. there was a bunch after the debate. i think it was mostly last week. these polls that you conducted don't measure the days since the debate, they measure from what happened before the debate to after. i don't think there's big momentum. there's no doubt governor romney collect ad couple of points mostly republican leaning independents as a result of the last debate. what i think that vice president can do is really drive home the fact that one candidate, the president has a vision that has squarely in it the inte
policy, taxes and medicare. both claimed that their ticket has the right vision for the future of our nation. the cbs news poll of uncommitted voters, 50% believe the vice president won. 31% believe paul ryan won and 19% called it a tie. >>> if you plan on voting in maryland, d.c. or virginia in the upcoming november election and you haven't registered yet, you only have a few locations left. virginia you have till monday. in d.c. your only option at this point is to register in person at the election board headquarters but you have until friday, october 19 to do it there if you live in the district. for more information on voter registration, go to wusa9.com and look under campaign 2012. >>> it is 5:05. time for the latest your money report of the morning. >> jessica is back to tell us more on that. good morning, jess. >> good morning. earnings season large and in charge. we'll have to see if there's any good news out there that could maybe lift the market after what's been a pretty awful week. jason more gone chase sced -- morgan chase scheduled to report quarterly earnings. the big
in june suggested he was guilty of tax fraud but a judge ruled that wasn't the case. it's not quite the bat mow deal but kia motors unveiled its version of a batman inspired car here in new york. it's the first of eight super hero kias that will be auctioned off for charity in the coming months. the proceeds will go towards fighting hunger in africa. many say sarah brighton has a graceful voice. the soprano said she's ready to begin her flight training for her ten-day trip in 2015. >> i was put into an ag position -- [indiscernible] the air compression chamber, rotating chair which is meant to make you feel incredibly uncomfortable and nauseous but to get through everything with flying colors. >> reporter: the space travelers are being charged $60 million each. sthat's your eye on entertainment. >> thank you for keeping your eye on 9news now at 6:00 a.m. good morning. i'm andrea roane. >> thank you for keeping your eyes open. we appreciate that, too. i'm mike hydeck. glad you're here. here's monika samtani with traffic momentarily. >>> howard bernstein is here with our weather first
accused of being very wonkish on his fiscal policy. >> right. i can't explain how the tax cut works for you in five minutes. you better look it up. he's going to have to do better than that. >> we'll be watching and so will you be watching. and aamer, beginning at 9:00 a.m., "u.s.a. today" reporters will be live blogging tomorrow about what the candidates say. you can see that live via our website wusa9.com. we will also have live streaming of the debate on our website. make sure your television is tuned to channel 9 to watch the debate which starts at 9:00 p.m. tomorrow. then log on to wusa9.com. at 11:00, join derek mcginty and anita brikman as they fact check what the candidates say with the "u.s.a. today" fact checking team. that's all thursday night. we'll be right back. howard is up next with the forecast. >>> welcome back. it's 6:12 and 58 degrees. monika here with your timesaver traffic. the beltway here at pennsylvania avenue looks great. no problems to report in prince george's county. in charles county an accident involving a tractor-trailer, northbound route 5 after gall
think america's number one enemy is >> we talk about cutting taxes and balancing the budget. i wonder what would you cut? >> what will be the significant achievement that you want to >>> the housing market in the u.s. may be getting stronger but in germany there's a glut of castles. about 5,000 of them. some are actually very cheap. one in the dweepds goes for about $775,000. another surrounded by water goes for about the same price. >> it comes with a moat for $775,000. may need a lot of renovations and they can cost less than a mercedes-benz. >>> what did you say when i told you about this story? >> i said but what's the heating bill? that's the big question. >> you're so practical. >> if you buy a house you have to ask these questions. >> you're an economics correspondent for a reason. >> welcome back to cbs "this morning." >> i'm rebecca jarvis. >> i'm anthony mason. our top story 11 years after sensational murder of ted ammon his convicted killer is reaching out. we'll hear from richard schlesinger in a moment. next sunday marks the day ammon was killed in his east new york mans
was mitt romney was dishonest in the debate he didn't tell the truth about his tax plan he tried to get away from some of the positions he took in the past. >> i expect kermit to come out and attack obama. the obama team has run a competent technical campaign got rattled. they are trying to find their groove. on one hand they want to talk flipflops. then extremism. they have to come out with one theme. >> let me ask you about something mitt romney said yesterday. he was with "the des moines register" in iowa and talking about abortion rights. he said quote there's no legislation with regards to abortion that i'm familiar with that would be part of my agenda. then several hours later his spokesperson said governor romney would of course support legislation aimed at providing greater protections tore life. what is the mitt romney position going back and forth. he's not on the same page. >> hopefully the campaign will get on page with him. he's doing great. >> he said during the republican primary debate he would work to overturn roe v. wade and defund planned parenthood. now he said there
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